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Scribus => PDF Generation => Topic started by: KFGatri on July 18, 2016, 02:21:29 am

Title: Convert to Kindle?
Post by: KFGatri on July 18, 2016, 02:21:29 am
Hello,

I'm trying to start up a magazine and while the print version is shaping up nicely, I'm having no luck converting it to Kindle format. The PDF to send to the printer looks good, but the formatting is lost when trying to convert to MOBI. Is there a solution or am I going to have to recreate the whole magazine in Word?
Title: Re: Convert to Kindle?
Post by: Nermander on July 18, 2016, 09:39:03 am
You are working from the wrong end. There are older topics on coverting to different ebook formats and the current general opinion is that Scribus should only be used as the final tool to lay out pages for print.

If you are aiming at different export formats (for example both print and ebook) you should work in a format that is suitable for that, and only use Scribus for the "page layout" (which it is intended for).

Ebook formats are generally not page oriented, wich means exporting from Scribus becomes hard.